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For cloud security, it's not the hackers you should fear

Businesses have a lot of control over cloud-stored data, but many don't know how to use it

Salesforce's Desk.com steps up its global focus

Targeting small businesses, the customer-support app now speaks more than 50 languages


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IBM shapes its cloud for the enterprise

At IBM's InterConnect show in Vegas, IBM added to its tall stack of cloud and analytics technology, while offering aid to enterprises straining to keep up with the pace of change

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What's a consumer Office 365 subscription worth to Microsoft?

As Microsoft has added more consumer subscribers to the rolls of Office 365, the amount of revenue per subscriber has fallen

Business and IT have no good reason to fight over the cloud

Despite progress, too many organizations are battling internally over who controls business technology. When using cloud technology, there is a win-win option

IBM brings BlueMix platform services in-house

IBM is launching a series of tools to help ease the process of setting up a hybrid cloud

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Microsoft Azure is giving Amazon a run for its cloud money

Microsoft poses a serious challenge to AWS cloud dominance -- and that’s good for enterprise IT

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Why the opportunities for ops are better than ever

Some worry the cloud threatens to automate ops out of existence. In reality, the nature of the job is changing -- and big new opportunities are opening

Google Cloud offers security scanning for customer apps

The Google Cloud Security Scanner can ferret out XSS and mixed-content vulnerabilities

Good news: Computer science graduates will be ready for the cloud

More and more colleges and universities are preparing students for a world beyond on-premises IT systems

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How machine learning ate Microsoft

Yesterday's announcement of Azure Machine Learning offers the latest sign of Microsoft's deep machine learning expertise -- now available to developers everywhere

Microsoft launches machine learning as an Azure service

Microsoft's new Azure service aims to take the pain out of managing large machine learning systems

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What Pivotal's big open source move really means

Now that Pivotal has partnered with Hortonworks and open-sourced Big Data Suite, the future of the business looks to be in Cloud Foundry's court

IBM puts software and cloud at the center of storage

The IBM Spectrum Storage strategy embraces multiple vendors and clouds

Microsoft adopts international standard for cloud privacy

Microsoft said it would follow a new standard for privacy from theISO for Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online, and Microsoft Azure

IT's top 3 cloud migration errors

The good news is that most companies are now moving to the cloud; the bad news is that many are doing it poorly

5 ways OpenStack Trove will change how you manage databases

A database-as-a-service framework for OpenStack, Trove lays the groundwork for automating the provisioning and management of leading SQL and NoSQL databases

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Google whips up PerfKit tools to make cloud benchmarking easier

Assessing cloud performance is less of a struggle with PerfKit Benchmarker and Explorer's slew of open source benchmarks

It's make-or-break time for IBM's cloud

Whether rumored massive layoffs take place, IBM is in serious trouble when it comes to the cloud

HP courts enterprise workloads with new Helion private clouds

HP has seven new cloud services tailored for specific enterprise workloads, such as ERP and CRM

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